Choosing the right tree


    November 3, 2012 — Many people make impulsive decisions when choosing trees, and often end up with a specimen that’s short-lived, property damaging or both. Mike McGrath discusses how to choose the best tree for your site and situation. Plus answers to all your growing questions!

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    Question of the Week

    What is your opinion of hybrid poplars? I’ve read that they grow very fast, can provide firewood in four to five years, and that if you cut the tree and leave the stump in the ground, it will grow another tree that will provide more firewood in another four to five years. Get the answer »

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